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liquefaction


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Liquefaction  \Liq`ue*fac"tion\  (-f[a^]k"sh[u^]n),  n.  [L. 
  liquefactio:  cf  F.  liqu['e]faction.  See  {Liquefy}.] 
  1.  The  act  or  operation  of  making  or  becoming  liquid; 
  especially,  the  conversion  of  a  solid  into  a  liquid  by  the 
  sole  agency  of  heat. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  liquid. 
 
  3.  (Chem.  Physics)  The  act  process,  or  method,  of  reducing  a 
  gas  or  vapor  to  a  liquid  by  means  of  cold  or  pressure;  as 
  the  liquefaction  of  oxygen  or  hydrogen. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  liquefaction 
  n  :  the  conversion  of  a  solid  or  a  gas  into  a  liquid 




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